ROMANCE AND COUPLES
As hopeless romantics, we know only too well which dreamy destinations will titillate the taste buds for those in search of some time alone in paradise with someone special. Deserted islands, sunset cocktails, warm sandy beaches and intimate secluded coves adorned by gently swaying palm trees are all on the list – have we set the scene?! Romantic retreats and honeymoons are a time to totally relax and not worry about lifting a finger. So, let us do the hard work and make sure your dream romantic getaway is extra special.
The House by Elegant Hotels, Barbados
Exclusively for adults, The House by Elegant Hotels is a tranquil retreat and the perfect luxury escape for hopeless romantics. You’ll be pampered from the moment you arrive, starting with a complimentary 30 minute jet lag massage. A complimentary Champagne breakfast is served daily in the hotel’s stylish open-air lounge, and we can think of no more romantic a way to start the day. Of course, having Daphne’s, one of the island’s best restaurants, next door is more than enough temptation for choosing this luxurious and elegant retreat. Watch deep orange sunsets from the hotel deck overlooking the ocean, whilst sipping a divine cocktail.
7 nights from £2,199 per person. Based on 2 adults sharing a Garden Junior Suite including daily champagne breakfast. OFFER: Save up to 50%
Rendezvous, Saint Lucia
For a couple looking for a relaxing and romantic break on a tropical Caribbean island, look no further than Saint Lucia’s fabulous Rendezvous resort. It may have all the watersports and facilities you could wish for on holiday, but its real appeal is its spectacular location, one of the reasons it’s the Caribbean hotspot for a ‘destination wedding’ and a haven for honeymooners in search of privacy. The resort is set in beautiful gardens on one of Saint Lucia’s longest stretches of beach and the instant sense of serenity when you arrive is magical. The friendliest staff on the island are committed to ensuring you have the romantic holiday of your dreams. At sunset you will be served complimentary Champagne by the pool, just one of the luxurious treats to expect at Rendezvous.
7 nights from £1,999 per person. Based on 2 adults sharing a Premium Garden View Room on All-Inclusive. OFFER: Save up to 45%
Located on pristine Dover Beach where the Caribbean meets the Atlantic and endless sunshine is accompanied by gentle ocean breezes, Sandals Barbados is the only all-inclusive resort in Barbados that’s designed exclusively for couples. Unwind to the relaxed calypso beat, enjoy the sun and explore your suite, an abode designed with your utmost comfort in mind and featuring everything from ocean views and Butler Elite service, to private bath tubs on most patios and terraces. Once here be sure to enjoy the wide variety of dining in 11 restaurants, premium brand drinks in 7 bars, unlimited land and waters sports plus so much more – all included, all unlimited, all the time.
7 nights from £2,625 per person. Based on 2 adults sharing a Caribbean Village Room on All-Inclusive. OFFER: Save up to 35%
Couples Swept Away, Jamaica
Couples Swept Away wows with its jaw-dropping location on a stunning seven mile beach that stretches out into the distance, perfect for romantic walks as the sun begins to set. Pretty much everything is already included, which takes away the strain of making any decisions as you relax into life at one of the most idyllic adult only hotels in Jamaica.
Your Romantic Holiday Awaits:
- Take a sunset catamaran cruise out onto the crystal Caribbean Sea to watch the sky turn every shade of pink and orange as the sun slowly slips beyond the horizon.
- For dinner, wander down to the beach where your private table, circled by flickering lanterns, is waiting for you. You will be served a delicious fresh dinner and chilled Champagne as you sit out under the stars. The atmosphere is utterly enchanting - complete privacy in paradise.
- Upgrade to a Beachfront Suite – these gorgeous suites are closest to the beach with sublime ocean views; fall asleep in extreme comfort and luxury as you listen to the soothing sound of waves gently lapping the shore.
7 nights from £1,959 per person. Based on 2 adults sharing a Great House Verandah Room on All-Inclusive. OFFER: Save up to 40% between 28 March 2017 - 03 January 2018.
JA Manafaru, Maldives
The exceptional JA Manafaru team go above and beyond to create individual and memorable experiences - perfect for couples looking for somewhere truly special. This is one of the best places for an all-inclusive stay in the Maldives, where you can really indulge in whatever you fancy. You’ll even have your very own in-villa wine fridge, which is replenished daily. The team love getting creative with bespoke experiences, whether you’d like a romantic candlelit dinner on a private stretch of beach, or your favourite cocktail on a sunset cruise, this is an undeniably romantic and inviting destination that we couldn’t recommend more highly. The resort also boasts an amazing Elemis Spa and PADI dive centre with plenty of watersports to choose from.
7 nights from £2,739 per person. Based on 2 adults sharing a Beach Bungalow including breakfast. OFFER: Save 45% during 2017.
Hermitage Bay, Antigua
One of the best luxury all-inclusive hotels in the Caribbean, privately-owned Hermitage Bay is a secluded and romantic hideaway for couples who want to completely switch off from the outside world. The restaurant offers daily changing menus, with a great variety of gorgeous food to enjoy, and the hotel can arrange a special dinner on the beach to make your evening even more romantic. The stunning bay with its intimate beach makes you want to laze in the sunshine all day or enjoy the range of complimentary water sports on offer, and the fantastic team will make sure you’re never without a cocktail by your side. Perfect for honeymooners, from the private outdoor showers to the day beds and plunge pools, this place just oozes romance. And when it is time to try the spa, Couples will love the ‘Aphrodisiac Massage’ in the Garden Spa’s double treatment room.
7 nights from £3,779 per person. Based on 2 adults sharing a Garden Suite on All-Inclusive. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Save 15% between 05 January - 20 December 2017.
It is hard to put our finger on what in particular makes Laluna one of the coolest, most romantic hideaways in the Caribbean. Is it the sunset bar, or the seclusion of the white sand beach? Everything from the views to the atmosphere and the chic design makes this is a gorgeous place to spend time with someone special, with a real chance to forget the world around you as time spins gently forward. Drink in the scenery of the endless blue ocean from your private plunge pool, and the staff will light candles out on the terraces as the sun goes down. Spend the evening indulging in sundowners from the collection of wines hand-chosen and imported by the Italian owner of Laluna, Bernardo Betucci, whose excellent taste is testament to the wonderful praise Laluna constantly receives from those who’ve loved the peaceful and intimate experience they’ve found here. Bernardo’s Italian influence is also evident in the delicious food, much of which is hand-picked in Italy and shipped to Laluna, prepared with fresh produce from their organic garden. Daily complimentary yoga classes take place in the yoga pavilion, a peaceful spot tucked into the trees, and the Asian-style spa is incredible, both professional and relaxed, with a wonderful range of pampering treatments. Laluna is a real gem of a resort, epitomising barefoot luxury with top end food and service, which ensures that guests are extremely well looked after.
7 nights from £1,915 per person. Based on 2 adults sharing a Cottage Suite on Room Only. OFFER: Save 20% on stays of 7 night nights or more between 18 April - 19 December 2017.